A 48-year-old man was arrested Monday for felony assault with a deadly weapon after giving a co-worker serious lacerations with a box cutter at 11:20 p.m. Friday at 140 E. Franklin St., according to Chapel Hill police reports. Simon Kennie Alston of Pittsboro worked with the victim at Swift Taxis, reports state. Alston was released on a $500 bond until his trial date Tuesday, reports state.
An Efland man was arrested after police responded to a call and found him with 1.5 pounds of marijuana around 10:56 p.m. Saturday at Willowbrook Apartments at 5639 Old Durham Road, according to Chapel Hill police reports. Richard Thomas Smith, 33, was charged with felony maintaining a location to keep a controlled substance and two drug-related misdemeanors. Police encountered Smith while he was rolling a blunt in his car, reports state. Authorities also found a 9 mm handgun in the center console, reports state.
Somebody struck a 20-year-old woman in the face at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday at 118 Sir Richard Lane, according to Chapel Hill police reports.